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Marking a rare occasion renowned Movie Director Ashutosh Gowariker today unveiled the first look and launched the music of maverick director Gajendra Ahire’s latest Marathi offering – his musical masterpiece ‘Sumbaran…Soneri Divsanchya Soneri Aathavani’. The star studded ceremony that featured many celebrities and glitterati from the Marathi industry featured performances by none other than Shaan himself along with music director Ajit Parab, Janhavi and … who have all graciously lent their voices making this film a true musical delight which is being released by Sagarika Music Pvt. Ltd.
The event was also a celebration of Sumbaran’s selection in the Indian Panorama category of the prestigious International Film Festival of India 2010 (IFFI 2010). With the selection of Sumbaran at IIFI, Gajendra Ahire now holds the distinction of probably being the only director whose films have got selected at IIFI more than thrice.
Also present at the ceremony were the cast and crew of Sumbaran including Makarand Anaspure, Siddharth Jadhav, Jitendra Joshi, Ravi Kale, Ravindra Mankani, Sai Tamhankar, Vrunda Ahire, Mukta Barve, Ashwini Kalsekar, Aditi Bhagwat, Seema Deshmukh, Sushrut Mankani, Swarali Patil, Music director Rahul Ranade, editor Rahul Bhatankar, and cinematographer.
According to the producer Mr. Sunil Phadtare “It’s indeed a joyous occasion for all of us. Making this film was a cathartic experience and it was all Gajendra sirs’ efforts that have made this film a masterpiece. I would also specially like to thank Rahul Ranade for composing such a melodious album. He has skillfully managed to capture all the emotions in the film transcending in to the music.”
Sumbaran is a romantic love story of a village left behind and for each one it is a different alibi. It marks the journey of a budding music director Viru (Jitendra Joshi) who decides to visit his native home along with his brother Vasanta (Makarand Anaspure), sister in law Vahini (Vrunda Ahire), his two friends Mukta (Sai Tamhankar) and Sushu (Sushrut Mankani). Visiting this abandoned house creates the ripple of pleasant memories not only for Veeru but also his aloof brother Vasanta. The film unravels the mystery of unforgotten cultural roots, unspoken bonds, mischief, melodious music and unprecedented romance in addition to bringing to fore rapidly changing social dynamics.